The Horned grebe Bird or Slavonian grebe is a relatively small waterbird in the family Podicipedidae. There are two known subspecies: P. a. auritus, which breeds in Eurasia.
Horned grebe Bird Facts:
- Size: 31-38 cm
- Voice: Call a long, squealing trill and loud, nasal aaarrh, which descends in pitch and in a rattle or trill
- Range: Rare winter to Pakistan, India
- Habitat: Lakes; coasts
Small waterbird with distinctive golden-yellow patches of feathers behind eye in breeding plumage, that resemble short horns. Straight, stubby bill; large, flat-topped head. Breeding adult has glossy black head; chestnut neck and flanks; dark bro black back; white belly; small white marking on shoulder and white secondary feathers visible in flight. Bright scarlet red eyes.